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PostSubject: Simulated/textured foils    Mon 09 Oct 2017, 1:55 am

Just had a brainwave while eating poptarts some of the wrappers are gold which makes for nice looking floorboard heat insulation on racecars and the foil from the inside of cigarette boxes has a nice texture for the same purpose just use your favorite white glue for adhesion
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PostSubject: Re: Simulated/textured foils    Mon 09 Oct 2017, 10:45 am

Good idea....one never knows where inspiration will come from.

Another cool tip for realistic looking blower belts is old printer drive belts...they look very nice.
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PostSubject: Re: Simulated/textured foils    Mon 09 Oct 2017, 3:45 pm

I did use this technique on my Mercedes SLS build. It forms around curves easily and a little dab of glue and it's all good.



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PostSubject: Re: Simulated/textured foils    Mon 09 Oct 2017, 4:04 pm

I use aluminium cooking foil to make tarps when doing armour cos its thin so dosnt look overscale and you can make it form to the shape of whatever is underneath


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PostSubject: Re: Simulated/textured foils    Mon 09 Oct 2017, 8:12 pm

Interesting ideas.
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